On Saturday June 30th, IUM celebrated its newly graduated students, the class of 2018, with emotion and pride!
In the prestigious Salle des Princes of the Grimaldi Forum, the International University of Monaco organized its 30th graduation ceremony to celebrate the class of 2018. 1500 relatives came from all over the world to celebrate with the students the end of the academic year and the beginning of a new chapter in their lives. Representing 75 countries, those 285 new graduates have joined the community of IUM alumni (3082 graduates as of today). Families, friends, professors and classmates were all present to applaud their graduates during this ceremony!
IUM prizes reward academic achievements but also ethical values
Different special awards have been delivered during the event: the Best School Spirit Award (delivered by Mrs. Margaret Hepburn, CEO Hepburn Bio Care Group) recognizing the student who best represents the values of the school, the Monaco Outreach Award (offered by Alumnus, Michael Bouchard, MBA class of 2007) rewarding the student who best got involved in the Monegasque social life.
The Valedictorians have also been rewarded : one « Major de Promotion » by program and a prize for each of them delivered by one of the event sponsors, Société Générale.
The 30th graduation ceremony was followed by a celebratory cocktail offered to families and friends in the foyer of the Grimaldi Forum. Champagne glasses and a lot of picture taking ended the afternoon festivities.